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Trotsky, Leon: “Terrorism And Communism”.

This short polemic from Trotsky was a reply to Karl Kautsky‚Äôs stinging critique of the Russian Revolution. Kautsky believed that the Bolsheviks had disregarded some of the basic tenets of Marxism by violently seizing power. Kautsky was considered the eminent … Continue reading

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E.H. Carr: “The Russian Revolution from Lenin to Stalin 1917-1929”.

Carr devoted thirty years of his life to writing the fourteen volume, two million words and arguably the definitive history of twentieth century Russia. This is his magnum opus distilled into two hundred pages. Carr, like Hobsbawn, had a leftist … Continue reading

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